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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 23rd

Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovicsinger/songwriter/musician/parodist – 1959

Dwight Yoakam multiple award winning singer/songwriter/musician/actor/film director – known for his edgy honky-tonk roots country sound – hits include – Fast As You – Guitars, Cadillacs – Ain’t That Lonely Yet – 1956

Jimmy Waynecountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Do You Believe Me Now – 1972

Dianne ReevesGrammy winning jazz singer – 1956

Freddie Marsden – drummer – Gerry & The Pacemakers – 1940

Wurzel (Michael Burston) – rock guitarist – Motorhead – (1949 – 7/9/2011)

Milford Dollioleconsidered a pioneer jazz drummer – (10/23/1903 – 5/3/1994)

Charlie FoxxR&B-soul singer/guitar – performed as a duo with his sister Inez Foxx – best known for – Mockingbird – (10/23/1939 – 9/18/1998)

Greg Ridley – rock bassist/guitar/vocals – founding member of Humble PieSpooky Tooth – (10/23/1947 – 11/19/2003)

Ellie Greenwichpop-rock songwriter/singer/record producer – (10/23/1940 – 8/26/2009)

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • Things you didn't know
    In 1984, Simon Cowell dressed up as Wonder Dog on various UK TV shows to promote Ruff Mix, a techno tune featuring dogs barking.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1980, Whispers singer Leaveil Degree was given a two-year prison term for his part in a gem heist.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "Record company drinks? It used to be grams of charlie, now it's bloody tomato juice." Robert Plant, 1990.
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